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Veteran religious scholar Maulana Abdul Malek Chowdhury dies; Jamaat leaders express condolence
Tuesday, 04th October, 2016

 News of Condolence

Veteran member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, former Muhaddis of Sylhet government Alia Madrasa, prominent religious scholar, Sylhet Anjumane Khedmate Quran’s President and resident of Birdol village of the Kanaighat Upazula under Sylhet district Maulana Abdul Malek Chowhury died at 8.15 at night on 3rd October due to breathing problem, liver crisis and old age complications. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He was 92. He has left his wife, 5 sons, 3 daughters and many other relatives. He is the brother-in-law of Jamaat-e-Islami’s central working committee member and former lawmaker Maulana Farid Uddin Chowdhury. His namaj-e-Janaja held at this noon at the Sylhet Government Alia Madrasa ground. Maulana Farid Uddin Chowdhury led the prayer. Following the Janaja (funeral prayer) he was buried at the graveyard adjacent to Manik Pir’s Mazar.

Message of condolence

Acting Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and party’s Acting Secretary General Dr. Shafiqur Rahman have issued a joint statement of condolence on 4th October, 2016 over the death of veteran member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, former Muhaddis of Sylhet government Alia Madrasa, prominent religious scholar, Sylhet Anjumane Khedmate Quran’s President and resident of Birdol village of the Kanaighat Upazula under Sylhet district Maulana Abdul Malek Chowhury.

In the message of condolence, the Jamaat leaders stated that, as a religious scholar and maestro of thousands of other scholars the deceased personality has struggled throughout his life for the spread of the Islamic education as well as for the establishment of Islamic society. The Jamaat leaders prayed to Almighty Allah so that all his noble deeds are accepted to bless him with Jannah. Extending deep sympathy to his mournful families, the Jamaat leaders also prayed for them so they can tolerate the shock of this irreparable loss.